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Samsung PS50P96 Reviewed

Samsung PS50P96FDSince the very moment the Samsung PS50P96FD was announced it attracted a lot of attention from prospective buyers. The PS50P96 is a large 50-inch plasma HDTV which offers a full HD 1080p screen offering the highest pixel count of 1920×1080 pixels for the highest quality images, and comes loaded with all the latest HD features.

The Samsung PS-50P96FD looks amazing with its sleek black gloss finish and very high build quality. What makes the PS50P96FD even more amazing is it’s price, at just over £1,500 ($3,000) it’s a great deal for an HDTV of this size offering full 1080p HD. The PS50P96′s connections are very healthy also, offering three HDMI 1.3 inputs all offering support for Deep Color along with it’s 18-bit video processor bringing over 18 quadrillion colors or 262,144 different shades of gray. A very high contrast ratio of 15,000:1 and brightness of 1,000cd/m2 provides amazing colors with both intense images and deep black levels.

Other connections besides the three HDMI 1.3 inputs include, 2x Scart, component, composite, s-video, PC VGA input, CAM slot, and various audio ins and outs. TrustedReviews looked at the Samsung PS50P96FD and said, fine details while watching HD sources are sensational, delivering every last atmospheric texture with the Xbox 360′s Bioshock, and every last leaf of the Skull Island jungle in the HD DVD of Peter Jackson’s King Kong. Colors also, enjoy the sort of blend subtlety only possible via the extra pixel density afforded by full HD TVs, helping skin tones in particular look more authentic and three-dimensional than is common.